New Delhi, Dec 22 (IBNS) Scientists at the University of Birmingham in the UK are preparing water fleas for their trip to the International Space Station (ISS), where they will be observed by astronauts.
Kolkata, Dec 19 (IBNS): Recognising the multi-dimensional potential of young minds in realising the sustainable development goals, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) in collaboration with The Ministry of Skill Development, Entrepreneurship, Youth Affairs and Sports conducted an interactive youth seminar at the Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management in Kolkata to sensitise young minds on issues pertaining to safe water access in the world, with a special focus on regional issues and finding sustainable solutions through innovation and collaboration with young minds.
Geneva, Dec 19 (IBNS): CERN Director General, Rolf Heuer, and the Chairman of the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission, Ansar Parvez, on Friday signed a document in Islamabad admitting the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to CERN Associate Membership, subject to ratification by the Government of Pakistan.
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IBNS) To support India in developing its Green Energy Corridors, Germany committed additional funding of Euros 500 million (INR 3900 Crore) under the Indo-German Bilateral Development Cooperation.
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IBNS): As many as 40 flights were affected in Delhi for poor visibility owing to dense fog on Friday morning, media reports said.
California, Dec 18 (IBNS) NASA and SpaceX on Thursday announced the launch of SpaceX's fifth commercial resupply services mission to the International Space Station now will occur no earlier than Jan. 6.
Bangalore, Dec 18 (IBNS): Schneider Electric India Foundation (SEIF), the social commitment of Schneider Electric India, on Thursday organised the grand finale of 'Green Championship 2014' under its 'Conserve My Planet' program at Gangothri International Public School.
Mumbai, Dec 16 (IBNS) : Gujarat Pollution Control Board chairman KU Mistry said the state governments must be given the power to enact environmental laws and rules to strengthen them to control pollution and push for sustainable development.
Allahabad, Dec 15 (IBNS): Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti said that the Centre was committed to cleaning up the Ganga within three years.
Geneva, Dec 12 (IBNS): The CERN on Friday announced that the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is gearing up for its second three-year run.
New York, Dec 11 (IBNS) Only by acting together will world leaders transform the climate challenge into an opportunity to fundamentally rethink how we grow our economies and create a safer, healthier, more liveable world, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today.
New York, Dec 11 (IBNS) The launch of a new coalition spearheaded by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and focused on boosting renewable energy usage around the world was announced on Wednesdayas Member States head into the final three-day stretch of a major UN climate conference in Lima, Peru aimed at tackling the imminent threat of climate change.
Guwahati, Dec 10 (IBNS): Poachers killed another one horned rhino in Assamâ€™s Kaziranga National Park (KNP) on Wednesday and fled with its horn, officials said.
New York, Dec 10 (IBNS): Urging the 20th Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to â€œact now,â€ UN officials in Lima, Peru stressed on Tuesday that fully tackling the impacts of man-made climate change requires a transformation â€“ not mere "tinkering" with past agreements and pledges.
California, Dec 8 (IBNS) Observations by NASA's Curiosity Rover indicate Mars' Mount Sharp was built by sediments deposited in a large lake bed over tens of millions of years.